Questions about sound issues with Ubuntu spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers to audio signals not being correctly transfered or not at all via Bluetooth or HDMI.

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No sound in xubuntu 14.10

having some curious problems with any audio playing from my new lenovo y50 laptop. I did a stock install of xubuntu as the only os on this machine. Haven't really tinkered with anything other than ...
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Sound Problems ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a little problem with Ubuntu... After I updated the kernel to 3.14.1-031401-generic, my sound has stopped working. At first, I only had sound out of the left speaker but not the right. However, ...
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Ubuntu 14.10: Sound is not working

I've scanned through multiple topics, but I cannot find a solution to my problem. I keep having the problem of 'dummy output' in Ubuntu 14.10, I've had this problem before in previous iteration ...
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I need help with A2DP in HP 6910p

I am a Linux n00b and I have been trying to use my Sony ST27a as A2DP source with this old HP 6910p. The phone streams music in Win7 with a different system. I have tried some suggestions from old ...
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Sudden changes of sound input, Ubuntu 14.04

I have the built in audio board and an external USB headset. The selected sound output is stable and remain set on my selected device. But the sound input suddenly decides to switch to the built in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, a lot of problems with `JACK` and `qjackctl`

i tried all i could look up on the net to come up with nothing that fixed it here are the things i am seeing and what i am tring to do is used my guitar via usb to a guitar program and i get CANNOT ...
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Wireless gaming headset surround sound

I bought a Logitech c930 headset. It is wireless, has a mic, and supports dolby 7.1 surround sound. Most features, including media buttons and mic, worked out of the box. It does not, however, appear ...
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How can I simultaneously play Spotify audio through my headphone-out while VLC plays audio through HDMI?

How can I setup Ubuntu such that it can play VLC audio through HDMI connected to a TV, but at the same time, it can also play music from Spotify via the headphones? I'm running 14.04
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Unable to run Homeworld-sdl in ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

I have a Homeworld GOTY cd. I want to the run game in my linux pc. It is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit. I have installed the game in windows and it runs fine. As it ...
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Asus N551J - ubuntu 14.10 sound only headphones

I have a asus N551J with ubuntu 14.10 and the sound there is only in headphone. On windows the sound is ok. > aplay -l **** Lista di PLAYBACK dispositivi hardware **** scheda 0: HDMI [HDA ...
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Lenovo - E420s - sound from laptop speakers and headphones

All of a sudden, sound from all applications plays from both speakers and headphones when I plug in the headphones. I've checked lots of similar questions but they all apply to older versions of ...
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I'm thinking of installing ubuntu on my laptop from USB, but there is no sound

Does this mean when I install it for real that there will be no sound? How could I fix this? Also when using wine to run windows apps, are the apps slower than on windows?
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Ubuntu 14.10 warm reboot into W7 leaves USB ports and souncard unresponsive

I use W7 as main OS and boot Ubuntu 14.10 from a USB3 stick, which works fine. When I reboot gracefully from Ubuntu to W7, my keyboard and mouse (USB) don't function. Replugging these solves the ...
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I'm having sound noise on Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04

While I was using Elementary OS Luna (based on Ubuntu 12.04) and suddenly I was having some annoying noise on the audio with 40%~50% of volume (bigger the volume bigger the noise). I have dual boot ...
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Alsamixer and Kmix sources not consistent

I have an intel on board sound card and also nvidia graphics card. The problem is that in kmix settings I am not able to choose any other sound card but the HDMI controller. The sound works over HDMI ...
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I bought a new laptop. but the sound will not work from my head phones

new laptop. when I have head phones on, there is no sound. I have to unplug head phones and re plug them for a box to pop up for me to press ok, ok, for the head phones to then work... Now it just ...
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No sound from internal speakers on HP Touchsmart 600-1040uk

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on to my HP Touchsmart 600-1040uk. The ALSA driver recognizes the sound card and I am getting good quality sound out of the headphones but no sound from the ...
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Integrated Microphone Static

Both of the internal microphones (L and R channel) in my machine record nearly pure static when recording in Audacity. Looking at the waveform, when I tap on the microphones there are very minute ...
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ubuntu 14.04 “didn't get a playback URI on entry file:///*”

I installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook via Crouton. Everything went great but I got problems with my mp3 playback. I can't play my mp3 files in Rhythmbox. Rhythmbox says "didn't get a playback URI on ...
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Volume control doesn't work with bluetooth headset but works fine with wired headset

I am unable to change volume after connecting bluetooth headset. It shows as changing but output volume doesn't change. Everything works fine with wired headset.
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No sound from the front speakers

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. While everything is great and I got all of the major drivers like graphics installed and working, the sound part drives me nuts. I have a 5.1 speakers system and my ...
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Movies are rendering without sound. [14.10] [closed]

I have ubuntu 14.10 and I have really big problem with rendering video. Sound is working great when I play it from desktop or when I listen it in movie editor, but when I render movie with soundtrack, ...
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How to use JACK and Pulseaudio/ALSA at the same time on the same audio device?

Whenever I launch hydrogen it breaks my audio in all other applications which use Pulse, for example, I can no longer play videos in Chrome after having launched Hydrogen once, until I restart my PC ...
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How to disable internal sound card in Ubuntu?

I'm a first time Ubuntu user as of today. I've installed on an old laptop of mine, a Compal FL90. I forgot until this new install that the internal sound card is faulty and makes a nasty high-pitch ...
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AMD A6-3420m APU HDMI is only able to output in stereo

I am running Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS and have tried the drivers provided in software update and the newest from amd but none give me anything but stereo output in the pulseaudio volume control. I am looking ...
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No sound in Chrome after conversion to Ubuntu 14.10

So I'm a complete and utter noob. Bear this in mind. I've converted back to Ubuntu after over a year of the misery that is windows 8. I'm running a tiny, craptastic Acer Aspire One, have downloaded ...
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Audio output not coming through the headphone.

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on HP Probook Model ID-4430. I don't get sounds through the headphones. I've tried some tricks posted on some blogs like setting the alsamixer, or adding some lines in the ...
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Mapping a music file to a discrete 2D domain/2-D array in Ubuntu

I wish to take music file as an input. The output should be a scalar field on a 2D domain or a Vector field on a 2D domain, which I can store as an array. We have seen mapping of music to a 2D domain ...
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how to install video/audio plugins using terminal? [closed]

i tried to install using Ubuntu software center but there is problem using it.
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Can't edit system files with gksu gedit gives error when saving could not back up the old copy of the file before saving the new one

I am having an issue with my Lenovo Ideapad y410p with the speakers popping and making a ringing sound which I can't seem to figure out how to fix. I found one solution on Ask Ubuntu but I am unable ...
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Microphone noise with combined earbuds/microphone

Machine Lenovo U430 Touch OS Ubuntu 14.10 Soundcard HDA Intel PCH When I plug in my my combined earbuds/microphone it's very loud and I hear everything the microphone picks up. The ...
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(practically) No Sound in Ubuntu 14.04.01

I have this weird problem, I got no sound in Ubuntu. Only when I plug in and out the AC adapter to my laptop does a beep sound come from speakers. In this short period of time as it beeps, the other ...
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audio problems with vlc

i've installed linux on my chromebook and then installed vlc player. but if i play any media file then pause and play again, the audio jumps back and forth a few seconds between the moment i paused ...
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How to control speaker balance or disable one speaker?

I have a laptop with two speakers: one is blown and playing unpleasant distorted sound. How do I permanently deactivate it or control it using balance? A terminal command is preferred, I reckon. ...
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DTS Sound System in Ubuntu

Will DTS+ work in Ubuntu 14.04 system? Can you help me with this question, please? I'll be much obliged. Aleksander Kaczewiak
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Problems with MuseScore

I just installed Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire One 725, and started to install the programs I need for work. MuseScore doesn't seem to work well, I can't play the scores, and more importantly, while it ...
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UbuntuGnome: HDMI Audio sent to laptop speakers when lid closed

I configured Gnome such that nothing happens when I close the lid while the laptop is plugged in to AC. Now, I want to be able to close the lid after I attach a secondary display through HDMI. ...
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Sound issue 14.04: Sound play through external soundcard but nothing in input/output sound setting

I am new to ubuntu and I have a sound issue that I'm browsing the web since two weeks trying to solve it. Everything was working fine till I tried to use my everyman hd mic/headphone to use with ...
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How to get better sound quality on HP g6 2331TX (Dolby Advanced Audio)

I have an HP g6 2331TX laptop with Dolby Advanced Audio. In Windows the sound quality is great and louder with the "IDT high definition audio codec" driver installed, without it the sound output is ...
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My laptop internal speakers produce no sound since installing. OS=Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. I was using Windows 8.1 beforehand and the laptop internal speakers worked just fine. But now since I have installed Ubuntu my laptop speakers produce no sound ...
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14.10 Sound Problem

I am running 14.10 Gnome 3 on a 14,2 imac. It's not that the sound isn't working completely, it works when I am playing a steam game or when I go into sound settings and test speakers. Sounds do not ...
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Mute toggles on and off continuiously and launches Rhythmbox over and over

I have Ubuntu 14.04 starting in Nov 2014 on an HP-Pavilion-dv6700-Notebook-PC. Loved Ubuntu at first, but then it started toggling the mute on the sound, varying every second to 10 seconds for ...
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arecord works in shell run directly but not in cron

I have arecord command set up in a shell script file. Records the input perfectly when ran manually but when it runs scheduled via cron the output is silence. What is the first steps in ...
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Intermittently cannot connect to Beats Bluetooth headset from CLI

I have a Beats Studio Wireless bluetooth headset that intermittently cannot connect to Kubuntu 14.10. This is what is happening: $ lsusb | grep -i blue Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge ...
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Sound buttons not working in KDE

Sound is working perfectly under Unity. When I login to KDE, the sound buttons stop working. I have an HP Envy laptop, f6, f7, f8 are supposed to mute the sound and change the volume. When I click ...
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does the Steelseries Siberia v2 Heat Orange headset also work on linux?

I want to buy the Steelseries Siberia v2 Heat Orange, but I don't know if it also works on Ubunt 12.04 LTS. I couldnt find any ansewrs in the internet so far, so I'm asking now here. But steelseries ...
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can't play sound alert with motion software

After some hours of research, I can't get motion software [ http://www.lavrsen.dk ] to play a sound alarm when running in daemon mode. I add the user "motion" to audio and pulse-access groups, and set ...
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How to replace Lubuntu's ALSA for Pulseaudio as the default volume control?

I have Lubuntu 14.10 on a laptop, but the default ALSA does not switch to my bluetooth headphones easily. I would like to completely replace the ALSA volume control with the intuitive Pulseaudio ...
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How do I select the audio input source via command?

what I have currently set up is 2 launchers (in an XFCE panel) next to my clock: [Game] - enables loopback (need it to switch to line-in) [mic] - disables loopback (need it to switch to mic) line-in ...
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How to change the permissions of the sound devices so only audio users can read and write

Summary: I want to know how to change the permissions of my sound devices so that only my user can read and write to them. I thought this could be accomplished by chmod 0660 /dev/dsp* but /dev/dsp* ...